Best Comedy Movies of 1928

1.

The Circus

5.8
8.1/10 IMDB

Charlie, a wandering tramp, becomes a circus handyman - soon the star of the show - and falls in love with the circus owner's stepdaughter.

Starring: Charlie Chaplin, Al Ernest Garcia, Merna Kennedy, Harry Crocker, George Davis, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford, John Rand, Steve Murphy, Chester A. Bachman ..
Directed by: Charlie Chaplin
Release date: 1928-01-06
Best Comedy Movies of 1928 : Speedy
2.

Speedy

4.0
7.7/10 IMDB

Speedy loses his job as a soda jerk, then spends the day with his girl at Coney Island. He then becomes a cab driver and delivers Babe Ruth to Yankee Stadium, where he stays to see the game. When the railroad tries to run the last horse-drawn trolley (operated by his girl's grandfather) out of business, Speedy organizes the neighborhood old-timers to thwart their scheme.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Ann Christy, Bert Woodruff, Brooks Benedict, Babe Ruth, Ernie Adams, James Bradbury Jr., Edna Mae Cooper, Josephine Crowell, Andy De Villa ..
Directed by: Ted Wilde
Release date: 1928-04-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1928 : The Patsy
3.

The Patsy

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

Jealous that her older sister Grace has landed handsome and successful Tony Anderson, Patricia Harrington launches an elaborate charm offensive to win his heart. Patricia shrugs off her diffidence and, in the hope that Tony will be drawn to her new persona, tries to carry herself with the self-confidence of the era's silent film stars. When this doesn't have the desired effect, Patricia takes things a step further.

Starring: Marion Davies, Orville Caldwell, Marie Dressler, Lawrence Gray, Dell Henderson, Jane Winton, William H. O'Brien ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1928-04-22
Best Comedy Movies of 1928 : The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg
4.

The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

A young prince falls in love with a beautiful barmaid while at university in old Heidelberg.

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Norma Shearer, Jean Hersholt, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Philippe De Lacy, Edgar Norton, Bobbie Mack, Edward Connelly, Otis Harlan, John S. Peters ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1928-01-30
Best Comedy Movies of 1928 : Show People
5.

Show People

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

Peggy Pepper arrives in Hollywood, from Georgia, to become a great dramatic star. Things do not go entirely according to plan.

Starring: Marion Davies, William Haines, Dell Henderson, Paul Ralli, Tenen Holtz, Harry Gribbon, Sidney Bracey, Polly Moran, Albert Conti, John Gilbert ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1928-11-20
Best Comedy Movies of 1928 : The Finishing Touch
6.

The Finishing Touch

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Stan and Ollie are hired to build a house in just one day. When they are done, a bird lands on the house and it collapses. Naturally, the owner wants his money back.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Dorothy Coburn, Edgar Kennedy, Sam Lufkin ..
Directed by: Clyde Bruckman, Leo McCarey
Release date: 1928-02-25
Best Comedy Movies of 1928 : The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra
7.

The Life and Death of 9413, a Hollywood Extra

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

This short experimental film tells the story of a man who comes to Hollywood to become a star, only to fail and be dehumanized. He is identified by the number 9413 written on his forehead.

Starring: Jules Raucourt, George Voya, Robert Florey, Adriane Marsh ..
Directed by: Robert Florey, Slavko Vorkapich
Release date: 1928-06-16
Best Comedy Movies of 1928 : Two Tars
8.

Two Tars

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Stanley and Oliver, two sailors on shore leave, rent a car and go on a drive with their dates, but soon get involved in a huge traffic jam with dozens of ill-tempered motorists. A minor collision sets off an escalating series of retaliations. This film is recognized as one of Laurel and Hardy's greatest.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Edgar Kennedy, Thelma Hill, Ruby Blaine, Charlie Hall ..
Directed by: James Parrott, Leo McCarey
Release date: 1928-11-03
Best Comedy Movies of 1928 : Ko-Ko's Haunted House
9.

Ko-Ko's Haunted House

3.2
6.9/10 IMDB

A friend of KoKo's animator draws a haunted house, and KoKo and his dog Fitz go inside. There, they encounter frightening hallways where every door leads to a new spook.

Starring: Max Fleischer ..
Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1928-04-28
Best Comedy Movies of 1928 : The Farmer's Wife
10.

The Farmer's Wife

3.1
5.9/10 IMDB

Successful middle-aged farmer Samuel Sweetland becomes widowed, then his daughter marries and leaves home. Deciding he wishes to remarry, Sweetland pursues some local women he considers prospects.

Starring: Jameson Thomas, Lillian Hall-Davis, Gordon Harker, Gibb McLaughlin, Maud Gill, Louie Pounds, Olga Slade, Ruth Maitland, Antonia Brough, Haward Watts ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1928-03-02

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